Immigration Reform http://wuwm.com en Ryan Says He Won't Support Senate Immigration Bill http://wuwm.com/post/ryan-says-he-wont-support-senate-immigration-bill <p>Congressman Paul Ryan says the House will take up immigration reform this fall, but he won't support the bill that passed the U. S. Senate.</p><p>The Wisconsin Republican spoke Friday to a business group in Brookfield.&nbsp; He's been working largely behind the scenes on an alternative to the Democratic-backed Senate plan.</p><p>Ryan says his priorities are first securing the border, then moving forward with creating a way for people who aren't here legally to gain citizenship.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:55:27 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 13123 at http://wuwm.com Immigration Advocates Hope Issue Remains Front and Center http://wuwm.com/post/immigration-advocates-hope-issue-remains-front-and-center <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Lawmakers in D.C. are back to work this week. While Syria is garnering a lot of attention, immigration advocates hope their cause remains at the forefront. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 LaToya Dennis 13032 at http://wuwm.com Immigration Advocates Hope Issue Remains Front and Center Voces de la Frontera Finds Workers' Rights, Immigration Reform Linked http://wuwm.com/post/voces-de-la-frontera-finds-workers-rights-immigration-reform-linked <p>The future of immigration reform at the federal level remains in doubt, stalled in the House of Representatives, where key Republican leaders oppose the package backed by the Senate. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:41:07 +0000 Nathan Royster & Mitch Teich 8430 at http://wuwm.com Voces de la Frontera Finds Workers' Rights, Immigration Reform Linked Esparanza Unida to Explore Immigration Reform with Sen. Johnson http://wuwm.com/post/esparanza-unida-explore-immigration-reform-sen-johnson <p>The future of immigration reform efforts in Congress remains in question two days after House Speaker John Boehner held a closed door meeting with leading Republicans. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:51:40 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 8016 at http://wuwm.com Esparanza Unida to Explore Immigration Reform with Sen. Johnson Wisconsin Professor: U.S. Needs Immigration Reform, Because People Will Continue Arriving Here http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-professor-us-needs-immigration-reform-because-people-will-continue-arriving-here <p>A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators could soon reveal its immigration reform plan. For years, the issue of how to deal with people coming here illegally has languished in Washington. UW-Madison Political Scientist Ben Marquez says reform presents immense challenges because of the many variables involved. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:56:53 +0000 Marge Pitrof 1860 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Professor: U.S. Needs Immigration Reform, Because People Will Continue Arriving Here Immigration Reform Touted as Way to Close Skills Gap http://wuwm.com/post/immigration-reform-touted-way-close-skills-gap <p>We conclude our Project Milwaukee series Friday on the skills gap. One solution some business people have suggested is immigration reform. For instance, a company owner told WUWM’s LaToya Dennis that he would have an easier time filling jobs, if the U.S. would grant permanent residency to skilled immigrants, including the students educated here. Milwaukee Attorney Jose Oliviera told LaToya that there is no fast or simple way for immigrant workers to remain here, even if employers need them. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:13:55 +0000 LaToya Dennis 2603 at http://wuwm.com Immigration Reform Touted as Way to Close Skills Gap